The Koran Burning cancelled news was welcome news for Muslims. However, Quran burning protests in Afghanistan still left two dead. Although Terry Jones from Dove World Outreach in Gainesville Florida cancelled his plans to burn the Koran, he still has blood on his hands.
CNN reports that before Jones made his announcement that the event was cancelled, protesters gathered in Afghanistan. Security forces had to open fire into a crowd to keep them from entering the office of the governor of Baraki Barak region.
At least four other individuals were injured as a result of the incident as well.
Terry Jones, a pastor in Florida made plans to burn the Koran in protest of the Ground Zero mosque. The end result was mass outrage across the world, plus pleadings from world leaders to not undertake the event. This radical pastor from Florida was able to capture the attention of the media, although no plans are made to move the Ground Zero mosque despite the Koran burning being cancelled.